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Marc Wright

Full name: Marc Snowell Wright
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: April 21, 1890 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 5, 1975 in Reading, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Dartmouth Big Green, Hanover (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1912 Olympic trials, Marc Wright, a left-handed vaulter from Dartmouth, set a world record of 13-2¼ (4.02) to become the first 4-meter vaulter in history. He was well below his best in Stockholm and tied for second place at 12-7½ (3.85). Surprisingly Wright, although he was a world record holder, never featured prominently at the IC4A championships, finishing equal fourth in 1912 and tied for second in 1913.

Personal Best: PV – 13-2¼ (4.015) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 2T Silver OR

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 2T OR 3.85
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.40 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.50 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.60 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.65 metres 1T o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.75 metres 1T =OR xo
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.80 metres 1T =OR xo
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.85 metres 1T =OR xo
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 3.95 metres 2T xxx
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.65
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1T 3.65
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.40 metres NP o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.50 metres NP o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.60 metres NP o
1912 Summer 22 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3.65 metres NP xo